Jul 12, 2011 5:00am PDT
.s. drone attacks killed 38 suspected taliban fighters in northwest pakistan within a 12 hour period overnight. the attacks followed the obama administration suspension of more than one-third of u.s. military aid to pakistan. it's an indication that the white house does not intend to stop the unmanned drone program which is the source of tension with pakistan. >>> in syria, angry mobs attacked the u.s. embassy. demonstrators burned the american flag and ripped the letters off the front of the embassy building. protests come after the u.s. ambassador to syria criticized the syrian government's crack down on the uprising. secretary of state hillary clinton condemned the embassy attack. >> if anyone including president ha sad thinks that the united states is secretly hoping the regime will emerge from this turmoil to continue its brutality and repression, they are wrong. >> protesters loyal to president asad and the government also targeted the frenchment embassy. it's believed they are upset by a visit of u.s. and french ambassadors to the opposition city last week. >>> time now 5:15.
Jul 12, 2011 7:00am PDT
hearing that the cia ran a phony vacscation program in pakistan where osama bin laden was hiding to get dna evidence proving he was there. "the new york times" says the pakistani can doctor who ran the programs had temporary access to the program but never saw osama bin laden himself. the doctor arnt apparently was not able -- the doctor apparently was not able to get samples. that doctor has been arrested now. >>> in bane gla dish -- bangladesh, students are dead after a bus accident. 15 children made it out alive. >>> the u.s. house in washington votes today on the kind of light bulbs you will be able to use. the republicans want to pass a law from a couple of years ago that requires more energy- efficient bulbs. >> reporter: dave, the battle cry for republicans is to save traditional light bulbs. they say the federal requirement that bulbs be more energy efficient is too expensive for consumers and an example of government going too far. but democrats are pushing back. they say the new, compact, flores ent l.e.d. bulbs will -- fluorescent led lull bees will protect the country from p
Jul 12, 2011 6:00am PDT
time now 6:14. now we're hearing the c.i.a. reportedly ran a phony vaccination program in pakistan where osama bin laden was hiding to get dna evidence proving that he was there. the new york times says the pakistani doctor who ran the program had temporary access to the bin laden compound but never actually saw bin laden himself. that doctor was also unable to get dna samples from bin laden's family members. the paper says the doctor has now been arrested and is being held in pakistani custody because of his suspected collaboration with the united states. >>> well, the half brother of afghan president ha mid karzai is dead. you see him here in video from a couple years ago was assassinated today. officials say it was a "trustworthy associate" who went to karzai's house to get him to sign some papers. the man shot karzai in the head and the chest. he's been called the most powerful man in southern afghanistan. he survives several previous assassination attempts. >>> the u.s. house comes in to session in just about 45 minutes. and as ktvu's allison burns reports from our washington